Published November 17th 2015 by Createspace
YA > Fantasy |Paranormal
Purchase links: Amazon
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Only Bauer Grant can pull off gorgeous while dead. But staying dead is another thing entirely. When he wakes up at his own funeral, the town of Mystique calls it a miracle, until it happens again. Something is bringing the residents of Mystique back to life, but what? Presley Caine finds herself caught up in the mystery when Bauer asks her to visit him. Presley can’t figure out why the most popular guy in school is so drawn to her. And when Bauer is kidnapped soon after, she looks to Bauer’s brooding best friend Sam, whose dad works for the powerful Mystique military base, for answers. In her quest to discover the truth, Presley’s relationship with Sam deepens, her feelings for Bauer are tested, and it becomes clear that her own mysterious past is somehow connected to these strange events. But is she strong enough to handle the truth when it is finally revealed?
PLEASE TELL ME ITS NOT THE END.
I’ve been an avid admirer of Shari Arnold ever since I read her novel, Neverland, earlier this year. If ever you read my review of that book, you’ll find out that I did nothing but praised it. Which is exactly what I will do now with Mystique. I think its safe to say that Shari Arnold is one author that can do no wrong in my list. In fact, I’ve been suffering from a book slump for months now and Mystique was the first book I picked up. And it it did not disappoint. Absolutely one of the best decision I made.
Mystique is the definition of YA THRILLER. This is how you do YA paranormal/thriller people!! The first chapter took my breath away. I’ve been holding my breath throughout reading, if I have to be honest. Shari Arnold definitely knows what she’s doing. You don’t just read her words, you feel it. You experience it. One moment I’m reading in my nook and the next thing I know I’m in this town called Mystique, solving the weird happenings with our heroine, Presley. Trust me when I say, YOU WILL NEVER GET BORED. There is no ‘filler chapter’, there’s no lagging and there’s just no chapter that will let go of you. You will be at the edge of your seat, like me, you won’t stop until you find out the answers.
Mystique gives something new in this genre. Yes, it is about zombies. But Shari Arnold have her own version of zombies and they won’t just scare you, but they will also mystify you. The whole idea of Mystique is really worthy of applause, combine it with Shari Arnold’s brilliant writing, you got an outstanding novel.
Presley and the gang is one set of characters that will surely leave you wounded. Why? They make you want to crave for more. These characters are alive and will own your emotions the whole time you’re reading.
Mystique have an amazing story to tell, and you don’t want to miss it. The writing is glorious, the characters are authentic and every page of this book just keeps on getting better and better. If you still haven’t found your 2015 favorite, then Mystique is for you. This page turner is definitely a must read!
Shari Arnold grew up in California and Utah but now resides in Connecticut, with her husband and two kids, where she finds it difficult to trust a beach without waves. She writes Young Adult fiction because it’s her favorite. And occasionally she takes photographs
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